calendar year


Definition of calendar year

1 : a period of a year beginning and ending with the dates that are conventionally accepted as marking the beginning and end of a numbered year
2 : a period of time equal in length to that of the year in the calendar conventionally in use

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Recent Examples on the Web Other requirements include moving within the 2021 calendar year, being eligible to work in the U.S., and being 18 years old or older. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, "You Can Get Money for Moving to These 3 U.S. Cities Right Now," 9 Feb. 2021 Closing the unhinged chapter that was 2020 feels like a breath of fresh air, but unforeseen setbacks aren't canceled at the start of each calendar year. Erin Parker, Glamour, "11 Gratitude Journals to Start Your Day on a Positive Note," 21 Jan. 2021 Applications for the 2021 calendar year are due on or before Feb. 28. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "Current events echo moments in history: Whit & Whimsey," 16 Jan. 2021 Revenue collections for the calendar year 2020 declined by 3.8% as the pandemic swept the state, Treasurer Randy McDaniel said Friday. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Back in class, late-night shots, library hero: News from around our 50 states," 12 Jan. 2021 There will be racing before the end of the calendar year, but everyone considers the Dec. 26 restart date as the beginning of the 2021 year. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, "Horse racing newsletter: Put a period on this racing year," 21 Dec. 2020 And just like seemingly everything else in the 2020 calendar year, one of the major talking points is the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically which college football programs adapted to the rules and restrictions best. oregonlive, "Rivals: Oregon Ducks are nation’s best at managing recruiting during pandemic restrictions," 12 Dec. 2020 The Abita Springs Town Council unanimously adopted the budget of Mayor Dan Curtis for the 2021 calendar year at its Nov. 17 meeting. Bill Mchugh,, "Abita Springs adopts budget 2021 budget," 18 Nov. 2020 On Sunday, the issuer released its full set of categories for the 2021 calendar year. Julian Kheel, CNN Underscored, "Discover reveals its 5% cash back calendar for 2021," 2 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of calendar year

1689, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Calendar year.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of calendar year

: the period of time from January 1 to December 31
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